Airmar 200WX-IPX7 Ultrasonic WeatherStation Instrument
- Outputs both apparent and true wind speed & direction
- Integrated GPS, accelerometer & compass
- IPX7 waterproof rating for buoys and offshore platforms
|44-848-1-01||200WX-IPX7 Ultrasonic WeatherStation, 3-axis compass, rate gyro, 10 Hz GPS, tilt, temperature, pressure & wind with NMEA 0183 (RS422) & NMEA 2000 (CAN Bus) output|
|33-619-01||NMEA 0183 output cable with bare leads, 10m|
|33-862-02||NMEA 0183 output cable with connector for USB data converter, 10m|
|33-801-01||USB data converter for WX Series instruments|
Having worked with many autonomous vehicle and buoy OEMs, Airmar has further developed the 200WX to be more robust to meet the operational challenges of the harsh ocean environment and is now IPX7 rated.
The WeatherStation WX Series products offer a truly best-in-class solution at a better price point than any other weather monitoring system on the market today, enabling individuals and professionals the ability to make informed decisions based on real-time site-specific weather information.
Reliable environmental monitoring is critical for various offshore needs. The numerous sensors contained in the compact size of the 200WX is an attractive feature for installations where space is limited, such as on buoys, USVs, and AUVs.
- (1) 200WX-IPX7 WeatherStation
- (1) Post mount with 1-14 UNS threads
- (1) WeatherCaster Software CD
- (1) Calibration Certificate
- (1) Owner's Manual
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